Travel Tip – Bring copies

Whenever I travel I like to bring copies of all of my important documents – drivers license, passport, visa’s, reservations, and credit card information.  I also keep an electronic copy of all these documents and give photo copies and electronic copies to a member of my family.

When I travel domestically I’m less likely to do this, mostly because I’m lazy.  But, I always do this when I’m traveling internationally.  While I’ve never had a problem, I like knowing that if I’m away and lose any of this information I can easily access it to make police reports and to obtain new documents.  I like having a variety of ways to get this information too.  If my suitcase gets lost and the photo copies were in there, then I can just go to my email account and print out new copies.

So my tip this week is to have copies of all your important documents.

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